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Summer at Hochstein

Summer Reimagined!

We’re creating exciting online content for our summer camps, classes, and workshops. Online individual lessons continue, and our Worry-Free Enrollment Plan will be available all summer long.
Details here.

Sign Up for Summer


Click here to download and print a registration form.

For more information, call 585-454-4596.

Click here for the 2020 Summer Session Calendar and enrollment policies.

Summer lesson appointments begin on April 1, 2020.

Worry-free Summer Enrollment

Online instruction with Hochstein is easy! In order to get started, you will need the following:

  • A tablet, laptop, desktop, smartphone, or other electronic device with a camera and a microphone
  • Reliable internet connection in your home; WiFi or an ethernet connection are recommended as they are faster than cellphone service
  • Your instrument of choice – voice included!

Once you are registered, your instructor will work with you to determine the best online platform. Currently, Hochstein instructors are using Zoom, Skype, Google Meet, Discord, and Facetime.

2020 Summer Adults

NOTE: Classes at Hochstein are now being offered virtually. Online instruction with Hochstein is easy! To find out more about the technical requirements, click here.


Come to Hochstein to grow and create and be inspired! Whether age 20 or 90, beginner or advanced, dabbler or experienced professional, you can find a place at Hochstein! Hochstein offers the chance for adults to work collaboratively with other adults, and also the opportunity to work intergenerationally with students of all ages—the choice is yours! 

Hochstein welcomes adult students of all experience levels and descriptions—individual lessons are available to adult beginners, those returning to an instrument that they took as a child, and those who have continued to play through adulthood. We have faculty members with many years of experience and interest in working with adult students. 

Please take a look at the grid below to see all the adult options for the 2020 Summer at Hochstein. Use the navigation menu for details on each of the classes by category (Music, Dance, Expressive Arts). 

We hope to see you at Hochstein this summer!

Individual Instruction all levels
Specialty Lessons:  
Jazz Lessons - ONLINE varies by instrument
Songwriting - ONLINE beginner to advanced
Drum Set! - ONLINE beginner to advanced
Group Instruction, Camps, Classes & Workshops:  
Composer’s Club Camp - ONLINE beginner & up
Hochstein Ukulele Classes beginner to advanced
Guitar 101 & 201 beginner & continuing
Continuing Guitar Ensemble beginner & continuing
HochStrings Chamber Orchestra Mini-Camp - ONLINE intermediate/advanced
NYSSMA Level 4+
The Complete Violinist – NEW! and ONLINE ages 10+, students should be able to play beyond first position
Adult String Experience - ONLINE beginning levels
The Well-Rounded Pianist: The Art of Improvisation – NEW and ONLINE! intermediate and advanced levels
Basic Music Theory - ONLINE some musical experience required
AP Music Theory I: Form & Harmony - ONLINE pre-requisite: Basic Music Theory
Barre/Stretch & Strengthen - ONLINE beginner
Intermediate Ballet - ONLINE intermediate
Tap Skills Drills - Levels I & II - ONLINE new beginners & up
Pilates for Early Risers – NEW! and ONLINE all levels - no prerequisite
Yoga for Musicians and Dancers – NEW and ONLINE all levels - no prerequisite
Expressive Arts:  
Individual Sessions, Group Sessions & Individual Assessments  
Music, Art, & Dance Therapy  
Design Your Own Offering